silly (adj.) Old form(s): seelie
simple, lowly, humble
Cym V.iii.86[Second Captain to First Captain] a fourth man, in a silly habit
Luc.1345[]When, silly groom, God wot
TN II.iv.46[Orsino to Viola as Cesario, of a song] It is silly sooth
WT IV.iii.27[Autolycus alone] my revenue is the silly cheat
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